This paper presents the results of a test series to study the vibration behavior of a normal triangular tube bundle subjected to two-phase Freon cross flow. A normal triangular tube bundle of pitch over diameter ratio of 1.5 was tested over a broad range of void fractions and mass fluxes. Fluidelastic instabilities, random turbulence excitation, and damping were investigated. The results were compared with those obtained for a similar tube bundle tested in an air-water cross flow and to those for a rotated triangular bundle similarly tested in Freon.
Vibration of a Normal Triangular Tube Bundle Subjected to Two-Phase Freon Cross Flow
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Pettigrew, M. J., and Taylor, C. E. (September 2, 2009). "Vibration of a Normal Triangular Tube Bundle Subjected to Two-Phase Freon Cross Flow." ASME. J. Pressure Vessel Technol. October 2009; 131(5): 051302. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.3147985
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